Was it coincidental that it came about when I decided to pray a 54 day novena to St. Joseph? Was it that God knew my soul was tired of where I was and used the novena to bolster me to a new level of self awareness? Or was it simply that I had become worn down with the way things were and could see the writing on the wall? … Continue readingThe Damaging Effects of Making Excuses
Have you ever had one of those moments when you are certain of the presence and love of God? Although I’d had it on my schedule for weeks, a commitment slipped my mind. I had volunteered to help with music for a monthly Mass at … Continue readingShall We Gather?
As the Body of Christ, we are called to actually be the hands and feet of Christ. I’ve watched this work in my life. It was a season of being a broke and tired single mom. I really thought I didn’t have much to offer. … Continue readingCool Things Happen When We Let the Holy Spirit Lead
I knew this was a book for the Catholic domestic Church arsenal when my 10-year-old son was drawn to it like a moth to the light. It had all the hallmarks perfect for a Catholic kiddo. Sacraments – check. Photo illustrated pages – check. … Continue readingREVIEW: Catechism of the Seven Sacraments
Growing up, my parents did a really great job teaching my brother and I the difference between a need and a want. I remember going to them for different things saying, “I need that new bike,” or even, “I need to go to my friend’s … Continue readingDo You Need Jesus?